What does it mean when scientists say that living organisms share a universal genetic code?

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What does it mean when scientists say that living organisms share a universal genetic code?

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this means that the same genetic code that is used in humans is used in all other types of organisms as well. anything from animals to plants to bacteria uses the same system of triplet nucleotide bases (codons) to code for a single amino acid when building a polypeptide. remember that the genetic code is also degenerate- each codon only codes for one amino acid, but there can be several different codons that call for the same amino acid.
It means that all extant organisms appear to use the same genetic code -- which codons on mRNA specify which amino acids. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_code

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It is basically what he said but if you want a less technical way of saying it, it means that they are all related in one way or another. every living organism has atleast one simular genetic code.
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